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Feasibility Study Finds Informative Digital Biomarkers of Dementia

Combining wearable devices, handheld devices and digital apps lets researchers tell the difference between people with early dementia and those without it.
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10 Countries in 100K Genome Club

These ten governments have committed funding for projects that will sequence a minimum of 100,000 citizens to spur genomic medicine
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Mayo Clinic, Google Partner on AI-Based Diagnostics, Cloud Computing

Mayo Clinic and Google said they will jointly develop artificial intelligence (AI)-based diagnostics and carry out medical research using Google Cloud to store and...
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New Security Concerns about DTC Genetic Testing Raised

In a UC Davis study, researchers described methods by which someone could learn database genotypes by uploading multiple datasets. For example, a person who uploads approximately 900 genomes could recover at least one allele at SNP sites across up to 82% of the genome of a median person of European ancestries.
To make better use of genomics data

Illumina and the Broad Co-Developing Open-Source Secondary Analysis Software

Leading open-source tools, GATK and DRAGEN, are being combined to create a cutting-edge software suite for methods including small variant (SNV) and large variant...
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Big Data and Clinical Genomics

Progress Is Being Made Toward Using Big Data for Genomics-Guided Precision Medicine Precision medicine springs from a paradox. On the one hand, researchers in the...

LunaDNA Enables EHR Data Collection through Medfusion Collaboration

LunaPBC, the public-benefit corporation which oversees the LunaDNA community-owned genomic and health data platform, said today that members will now be able to access...

Wearable Data Revolution

There is no doubt the age of wearable monitors is upon us. Sales of physical activity monitors have increased dramatically from 15 million in...

AI Finds Mutations in “Junk” DNA that Cause Autism

A team of Princeton University-led researchers has used an artificial intelligence algorithm to identify mutations in “junk” DNA that can cause autism. The findings,...

Flatiron Health, Foundation Medicine Publish Study Validating Clinico-Genomic Database

The study validates that real-world data obtained from routine clinical care to create a multi-institution clinico-genomic database can yield clinically meaningful insights.
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